New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed the Biden administration on Tuesday for reopening a Texas facility to hold migrant children.
The Bronx Democrat was reacting to a report that the emergency facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas was being reopened to hold up to 700 children ages 13 to 17.
“This will not be okay, by no means has been okay, by no means can be okay — irrespective of the administration or social gathering,” she tweeted.
“It’s solely 2 mos into this admin & our fraught, unjust immigration system won’t remodel in that point. That’s why daring reimagination is so impt.”
In a separate tweet, referring to the Department of Homeland Security, Ocasio-Cortez said, “DHS should not exist, businesses ought to be reorganized, ICE gotta go, ban for-profit detention, create local weather refugee standing & extra.”
The reopening at Texas and Homestead, Florida is essential as a result of house was restricted in different services for undocumented children so they might social distance through the pandemic, in accordance to The Washington Post.
Mark Weber, a Department of Health and Human Services spokesman, informed the outlet that placing minors in everlasting facilities is good, however for now, they’d have to keep within the inflow shelters like Carrizo and Homestead.
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